The Sinister Work of Francois Kalife

 - May 26, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
References: francoiskalife & homotography.blogspot
French photographer Francois Kalife has a captivating raw style that balances edgy themes with polished photography.

The shot of the vulture attacking the severed hand of the model is incredible. And so is the attitude of the models in the prison booking shot.

Enjoy the above gallery for a selection of images from Francois Kalife's portfolio.

Implications - "Hypershockulation" is something that pop culture and media is experiencing en masse. The images consumers are bombarded with daily are dripping with violence and overexcitement, so it's no wonder that many advertisers, artists and innovators are pushing the boundaries when it comes to shock. The line between acceptable shock to garner attention and perversely gruesome imagery is now blurred.